Applying Liberator to spring barley(c) Tim Scrivener
Pre-emergence herbicides are essential in spring crops, but drier soils that limit residual activity and the loss of one option for spring wheat is set to make weed control more of a challenge this season. Soils getting warmer and drier will limit the efficacy of herbicides that are dependent on moisture for best results, explains Dick Neale, technical manager with Hutchinsons, who highlights that active ingredients such as pendimethalin and prosulfocarb will struggle in dry soils. See also: Tips on getting […]